Accepted Participants

Contact Information

Old Gymnasium, Floor 2
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Phone: 402.280.2749
Fax: 402.280.5579

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

TRIO Programs - Student Support Programs


BridgeX is a five-week long, online course that supports our program participants with “bridging” their high school experience to their Freshman year at Creighton University. The program requires about an hour a week of dedication, and gives incoming SSS freshmen an opportunity to:

  • Become familiar with BlueLine, Creighton’s online course platform;
  • Keep their skills sharp with academic course prep;
  • Get to know their SSS peers.

The course is required for all incoming SSS Freshmen and runs June 1st through July 3rd.

2021 Summer Preview (COVID pending)

Summer Preview is Creighton's summer orientation program that focuses on providing information and resources to new students and families during the summer months. This "preview" of what is to come in the fall semester will help set up both students and families for a successful transition into the Creighton Community. We highly encourage SSS participants to attend one of the sessions.

Creighton's 2021 Summer Preview will be held virtually. Click here for more information!

Fall 2021 Orientation (pending COVID)

As part of the participation requirements, accepted participants must attend Orientation each semester. For first-year SSS participants, Fall Orientation takes place as a retreat! SSS incoming-freshman can move-in Friday morning, attend an SSS Welcome Lunch with their families, and break out for a night full of programming and community building. Here's the general overview for the 2021 SSS Orientation Retreat.

Friday, August 13th


TRiO SSS Move-in (ends at 10:00AM sharp)


Community Fair & Lunch




SSS Family Welcome & Panel Presentation

Saturday, August 14th


Check-in and light breakfast


Saturday Programming Begins


Saturday Programming Ends

Students need waiver signed by parent to attend retreat. *All lodging, meals, and transportation is provided by SSS*

Welcome Week (pending COVID)

Welcome, New Jays! Welcome Week is a student-run, student-focused program sponsored by the Division of Student Life. Welcome Week serves as Creighton's official welcome to all New Jays during the fall semester.

Parents & Families
Don't feel like you need to get out of the way after move-in! Saturday is full of events for families. Starting at 3pm until 9pm we have a number of activities planned for Families! There is a chance to meet your student's faculty advisor, hear welcomes from the President and your student's Dean, and then attend our annual, free Welcome Picnic! After the picnic we have Mass and other religious services followed by the annual "Sundaes on Saturday" dessert event! Families are encouraged to participate in all activities on Saturday and then may depart on Sunday.

Welcome Week 2021 Begins Saturday, August 14th!

Spring 2022 Orientation

As part of the participation requirements, all participants must attend Orientation EACH semester. For first-year SSS participants, a group Spring Orientation will take place Tuesday, January 11th from 6-8pm! The January group orientation is mandatory for all first-year SSS participants and will fulfill your Spring Orientation requirement.